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Ottawa County, MI Public Records

20th Circuit Court - Grand Haven
414 Washington Ave, Rm 320
Grand Haven, MI 49417 www.miottawa.org/Courts/20thcircu...
Hours: 8AM-N 1PM-5PM EST
P: 616-846-8345
F: 616-846-8138
Jurisdiction: Felony, Civil Actions over $25,000, Family, Juvenile
Restricted Records: No suppressed, juvenile, sex offenders, mental health, or adoption records released
58th District Court - Hudsonville
3100 Port Sheldon
Hudsonville, MI 49426 www.miottawa.org/Courts/58thDistr...
Hours: 8AM-12; 1-5PM M-TH; 9AM-12; 1-5PM F EST
P: 616-662-3100 ext. 2
F: 616-669-2950
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No suppressed records released
58th District Court - Holland
85 W 8th St
Holland, MI 49423 www.miottawa.org/Courts/58thDistr...
Hours: 8AM-5PM EST
P: 616-392-6991
F: 616-392-5013
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No suppressed records released
58th District Court - Grand Haven
414 Washington Ave
Grand Haven, MI 49417 www.miottawa.org/Courts/58thDistr...
Hours: 8AM-5PM M-Th: 9AM-5PM F EST
P: 616-846-8280
F: 616-846-8291
Jurisdiction: Misdemeanor, Civil Actions under $25,000, Eviction, Small Claims, Traffic
Restricted Records: No suppressed records released
Search fee includes both civil and criminal indexes
Probate Court
12120 Fillmore St
West Olive, MI 49460 www.miottawa.org/Courts/Probate/
Hours: 8AM-5PM M-F EST
P: 616-786-4110
F: 616-738-4624
Jurisdiction: Probate
This court also holds deceased estates, guardianships, conservatorships and mentally ill records.

Ottawa County, MI Vital Records

Contact the Ottawa County Office of the Register of Deeds if you would like to find vital records, such as birth, death, marriage, divorce, and real estate records.

Ottawa County
Register of Deeds
12220 Fillmore St, Rm 146
West Olive, MI 49460 www.miottawa.org/Departments/Coun...
8AM-5PM EST
Phone: 616-994-4510
Fax: 616-994-4521
Recorded Documents, Vital Records

Ottawa County Vital Certificates

Ottawa County Vital Certificates

If you would like to obtain a hard copy of a birth, death, marriage, divorce, or other vital record, you can do so by searching for and requesting a vital certificate. Vital certificates are hard copy documents, the same as those used by the United States government.

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Ottawa County Population Records

Total Land Area (2000): 565.65 sq mi
Population (2009): 261,957
  • Females: 50.8%
  • White: 94.6%
  • Black/African American: 1.4%
  • Asian: 2.5%
  • Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino Origin: 8.2%
  • White, Not Hispanic: 86.9%
Population Change (2000-2009): 23,643
Foreign-Born Population (2000): 4.9%
Language other than English spoken at home (2000): 8.9%
Persons Below Poverty Level (2008): 8.1%
High School Graduates (2000): 86.6%
Bachelor’s Degree or Higher (2000): 26.0%
Persons per Household (2000): 2.81
Housing Units (2000): 86,856
Homeownership Rate (2000): 80.7%
Migration Flow to Ottawa County, MI from (2007-2008):

Ottawa County Records

Total Earnings by Industry, in thou. dol. (2007):
  • Total: $5,929,594
  • Construction: $342,916
  • Retail Trade: $320,248
  • Professional and Technical Services: $253,902
  • Healthcare: $319,312
  • Banking: $166,665
  • Retail Trade: $320,248
  • Accommodations and Food Services: $108,770
  • Manufacturing: $2,255,571
  • Farms: $97,261
  • Government: $746,859
Employed (2000): 123,168
Unemployed (2000): 5,115
Unemployment Rate (2009): 12.3%
Annual Payroll per Employee (2007): $32,777
Local Government Employment (2007): 10,227
Local Government Revenue (2007): $628,119 (thou. dol.)
Local Government Debt (2007): $849,934 (thou. dol.)

Ottawa County Birth, Death Records

Births (2007): 3,510
  • Per 1,000 population: 13.6
Deaths (2007): 1,590
  • Per 1,000 population: 6.1
Infant Deaths (2007): 18
  • Per 1,000 population: 5.1

Ottawa County Criminal Records

Violent Crimes (2008): 452
  • Murder and non-negligent manslaughter: 4
  • Forcible rape: 127
  • Robbery: 53
  • Aggravated Assault: 268
Property Crimes (2008): 4,550
  • Burglary: 903
  • Larceny-Theft: 3,520
  • Motor Vehicle Theft: 127

Ottawa County Genealogy Records